Search Results: "Tomislav Tomic"


BOOK REVIEW

THE FAIRY TALE HANDBOOK by Libby Hamilton
CHILDREN'S
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"Even begging the conflation of traditional folklore with The Wizard of Oz and other folkloric fantasy, readers familiar with the originals will barely recognize these coy renditions. (Pop-up nonfiction. 6-9)"
Elegant figures in medieval dress give the illustrations for this revue of stock European folk-tale settings and characters (plus some modern hangers-on) a classic air. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

ANIMALS
Released: May 1, 2008

"Diverse in scope and rich in presentation. (introduction) (Folklore/anthology. 10+)"
Packed with humor and wisdom, this choice collection showcases the timeless, cross-cultural fascination with that most wily and wise character, the trickster. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

REDWORLD by A.L. Collins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 1, 2018

"A commendable effort that embeds racial tension, geopolitics, and environmental issues in an action-packed Martian adventure. (glossary) (Science fiction. 11-14)"
In the year 2335, a 13-year-old Earth girl with Chinese heritage begins a new life on Mars. Read full book review >